August 24, 2016

40/29 News Sunrise on The Arkansas CW

The Arkansas CW Launches Morning Newscast

40/29 News Sunrise on the Arkansas CW will air Monday through FridayStarting Tuesday, September 6th

Beginning Tuesday, September 6th viewers will be able to watch 40/29 News Sunrise on the Arkansas CW weekdays from 7:00 – 7:30 a.m. 

Using the award-winning newsgathering resources from local ABC affiliate and sister station 40/29 TV, the 7:00 a.m. newscast on The Arkansas CW will offer local viewers an option for the LIVE. LOCAL. LATE BREAKING. coverage they have come to expect from 40/29 News.  40/29 News Sunrise on the Arkansas CW will feature familiar faces, including Anchors Daniel Armbruster and Yuna Lee, plus traffic reporter Allison Wise along with weather meteorologist Laura Huckabee.   Teams of field crews from across the entire region will cover important news and weather events from Fort Smith, The River Valley and all of Northwest Arkansas.

“We’ve long been committed to localism and to serving our community on The Arkansas CW,” said KHBS/KHOG-TV President and General Manager, Shawn Oswald. “In August, 2012, we added a 9 p.m. local newscast on the station. This expansion into the 7:00 a.m. time period extends our commitment to providing local viewers our award-winning coverage at a time that is important to them.”

The Arkansas CW is one of America’s leading CW affiliates and winner of the CW’s “CW Network Model Affiliate” award for 2013-14. The station was also awarded the prestigious “CW Plus Station of the Year” in 2012, and won a Promax Gold Award in 2016. 

For a copy of the full press release click here.